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What will the world look like after #COVID-19?

What will the world look like after #COVID-19?

| May 4, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic seems to have peaked in some of the most severely affected countries in the EU and China (where it originated), and the preliminary signs exist that it would soon peak in the US and UK, writes Vidya S Sharma, Ph. D.* Will it leave a deep impact on all countries whether poor […]

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#India – a #COVID-19 time bomb waiting to explode

#India – a #COVID-19 time bomb waiting to explode

| April 16, 2020

Last Sunday (12 April), Lav Aggarwal, joint secretary in the Federal Department of Health, told reporters in New Delhi that India was “over-prepared” to handle COVID-19 pandemic, writes Vidya S. Sharma Ph.D. He asserted that “India had confirmed number of infected persons at 8,447” (at the time of writing this article, ie, within three days, […]

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Global significance of #China and #India relationship is evident: Indian official

Global significance of #China and #India relationship is evident: Indian official

| October 15, 2019

India and China are big emerging economies and rising powers, and the global significance of this bilateral relationship is evident, said Dr. TCA Raghavan, Director General of Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) during a recent interview with People’s Daily, writes Yuan Jirong, People’s Daily. Raghavan said he was looking forward to the second informal […]

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#OLAF – Asian and EU customs co-operation makes huge scoop of counterfeit goods

#OLAF – Asian and EU customs co-operation makes huge scoop of counterfeit goods

| October 9, 2019

Operation HYGIEA: Approximatively 200,000 pieces of counterfeit perfumes, toothpastes, cosmetics, 120 tonnes of counterfeit detergents, shampoos, diapers as well as more than 4.2 million of other counterfeit goods (battery cells, footwear, toys, tennis balls, shavers, electronic devices, etc.), 77 million cigarettes and 44 tonnes of counterfeit water pipe tobacco have been seized by the Asian […]

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Asian leaders to meet in #Dushanbe for major summit

Asian leaders to meet in #Dushanbe for major summit

| June 13, 2019

The Dushanbe Summit, to be held in the Tajikistan capital on June 15th, is a continuation of the efforts of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA), which numbers 27 members states. The summit will bring together high-level delegations who are expected to adopt an ambitious document, Dushanbe Declaration, which will cover all […]

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#SEAD – Hitting where it hurts

#SEAD – Hitting where it hurts

| May 9, 2019

The Indian Air Force’s new NARGM anti-radiation missile promises a step change for the force’s SEAD doctrine.  Work on the Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) New Generation Anti-Radiation Missile (NGARM) commenced in 2012 with an initial budget of $62 million, writes Thomas Withington. Open sources state that the weapon has a range of between 54 […]

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European Union launches WTO cases on ICT and pharmaceuticals against #India and #Turkey

European Union launches WTO cases on ICT and pharmaceuticals against #India and #Turkey

| April 4, 2019

The EU has brought two disputes in the World Trade Organization (WTO) against India and Turkey, respectively targeting unlawful import duties on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) products and unlawful measures on pharmaceuticals. In both cases, there are significant economic interests and important legal principles at stake for the EU. The total value of affected […]

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